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lulav

[ Sephardic Hebrew loo-lahv; Ashkenazic Hebrew loo-lawv, -luhv ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew luˈlɑv; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈlu lɔv, -ləv /
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noun, plural lu·la·vim [Sephardic Hebrew loo-lah-veem; Ashkenazic Hebrew loo-law-vim], /Sephardic Hebrew lu lɑˈvim; Ashkenazic Hebrew luˈlɔ vɪm/, lu·lavs.Judaism.
a palm branch for use with the etrog during the Sukkoth festival service.
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Origin of lulav

First recorded in 1890–95, lulav is from the Hebrew word lūlābh

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